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What does Addis mean?

Addis Pronunciation of Addis [ad-dis] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Addis means "earth". Addis is an alternate form of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama".

Associated with: earth.


21 different relations via Adam: Ad, Adamo, Adams, Adan, Adao, Addam, Addams, Addem, Addie, Addison, Addy, Ade, Adem, Adham, Adim, Adnet, Adnon, Adnot, Adom, Atim and Atkins.

Creative forms:
(male) Andis, Audis, ..

(female) Addisi, Adisa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Addis King (A.K.), ..

How popular is Addis?

Addis is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#8911 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ad, Adam (#73 via latest list), Adams, Adan (#395), Addie and Addison (#1203) are the popular related forms of Addis (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Atkins, are uncommon. These relations of Addis were at the top of their popularity 35 years ago (median #1203) and are now significantly less common (#1278, down 69.3%), with versions like Adam becoming less fashionable. Adan is the most trendy baby name among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ad, Adam, Adams, Adan, Addie, Addison in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adam outside U.S.

Similar Names

Addis is pronounced similarly to Odis. Other recommended names are Aadi, Abdi, Adair, Adi, Adil, Adin, Adiv, Adlin, Adonis, Adrin, Albis, Aldin, Aldis, Aldus, Algis, Alois, Alvis, Alwis, Amadis, Andie, Andris, Ardie, Ardin, Aris, Arris, Arvis, Audie, Aydin, Caddis, Eldis, Gaddis, Geddis and Idris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Addis.

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